dog flea

[ dawg-flee, dog ]

  1. See under flea (def. 2).

Origin of dog flea

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby dog flea Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use dog flea in a sentence

  • In some sections of the country it is the cat and dog flea that is the most troublesome to man.

    Insects and Diseases | Rennie W. Doane
  • Fig. 7, which shows the head of a female dog-flea above and of a female cat-flea below, illustrates this.

    The Flea | Harold Russell